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In times of famine...

Dan and I have been overall pretty disappointed with our somewhat lack of a church home here in New England--little fellowship, no outside teaching, and the predicament of where to take our tithes. Some of it is the product of a too-busy schedule with work and school (not to mention bouncing all over the country this year!) and some of it is a lack of the "good ol' southern hospitality" at the church we had been attending. Well, as with any disappointment, I've been through the hurt-phase, then the mad-phase, and now I'm at the make-the-best-of-it-phase.

On fellowship, I think I'm feeling my tank running low on good fellowship a bit more acutely. Honestly, it must have something to do with being a woman and needing to have a good chat with a Christian girlfriend over a cup of coffee. :) Soooo....thank goodness for good conversations with friends--and weekend minutes!

Dan and I are still figuring out what we'll be doing with our tithes. We've tossed around the idea of giving to a mission ministry instead, and our beloved Sychar recently crossed my mind....we'll have to see!

To make up for our lack of outside teaching, Dan and I have been watching sermons at home on Sunday mornings and we started a series on the Song of Solomon called "The Peasant Princess" with Mark Driscoll. I'd have to say that I love about 99% of it, but as with everything, there will be something that you disagree with. My something hit on the second episode and was concerning stay-at-home moms vs. dads. I might make another post on that, but I want this to be a cheerful post. So, check out the series, have a discerning ear, and do some sifting from the chaff. All in all, it's been a blessing to Dan and I and we've enjoyed it fully--especially in what has been somewhat of a spiritual desert for us. And the things that we disagreed with became great conversation material! Another good reason for it to be at home--pause buttons! :)


  1. I'm sorry you're so lonely up there! :( It's really hard to not have a good church home.

  2. That's ok! I just enjoy our phone conversations even more! :)


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